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Learn french at the Sorbonne Nouvelle : french language and culture Summer course

The summer French cours, scheduled from June 28 to July 16, is a 3-week course focused on learning the language through culture. It consists of 60 hours of classes completed by cultural activites (visits to museums, theaters and emblematic places related to the French-speaking world) for a total cost of 740 euros.

To develop this program, the Sorbonne Nouvelle relies on its experience in teaching French as a Foreign Language, as well as teaching Arts and Cultures. The courses are given by a team of experienced teachers.

  • Maximum capacity of this course: 100 people
  • Course duration: 60 hours

Lessons will take place from 9am to 1pm from Monday to Friday. Cultural outings/activities, such as visit to the museum, theatre, excursions in Paris. Please note that the implementation of these activities depends on the evolution of the current health context. 

These courses in Paris are an opportunity for each student to integrate fully into the French culture, to discover the french heritage offered by the city of Paris, and share a common passion with students coming from all over the world. For logistical and pedagogical reasons, it will be necessary for you to take a placement test. However, this test has no other purposes than to allow the correct organization of the course. It is not a condition for registration. 



To enroll in the french summer courses that will be held in July, just follow these few easy steps:

  1. First, please take note of the Terms & Conditions of the Summer French Course 2021 (you wil find this document in the "Documents" which can be found in the right-hand column of this page) ;
  2. Fill out and sign the registration form online (see "Documents"). Please be so kind as not to fill in this document by hand.
  3. Save the registration form on your computer ;
  4. Send it to us by e-mail with a copy of your ID (passport - titre de séjour) to the following adress : ;
  5. As soon as we receive these documents, we will then send you the payment procedure and the link for online payment ;
  6. Once the payment is made, send us the invoice that will be sent to you by e-mail ;
  7. Upon receipt of this invoice, we will send you the link to the online placement test ;
  8. At the end of the test that you will take online, you will be oriented according to your level of French.
The placement test will allow us to evaluate your level in order to form homogeneous groups. However, you should know that we will not indicate the level atribute to you at he end of this test. Indeed, this is indicative and not definitive as an oral test will complete this evaluation on the first days of the summer course. 


In order to contact us :

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle  / Service SCF
13 rue Santeuil 75005 Paris


mise à jour le 6 avril 2021


Registration is open !

The cours will be held from June 28 to July 16, 2021.

Attention: We do not accept students under 16 years old.


Our program does not take care of students housing. Attached is a downloadable document [PDF - 28 Ko] with good accommodation plans for a summer in Paris.


Tél : (00 33) 1 45 87 40 83

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